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Dept. of Health: 446 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; five new deaths

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 15:13:18-04

SALT LAKE CITY — News release from the Utah Department of Health:

The Utah Deparment of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows 446 new confirmed cases of the disease and five additional deaths.

Utah now has 38,855 confirmed positive cases of the disease. 51`4,509 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19, according to Tuesday's report. The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 541 per day.

A total of 2,295 people in Utah have required hospitalization for the disease and 211 remain hospitalized.

286 people in Utah have now died of COVID-19. The five new deaths reported Tuesday are:

  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, San Juan County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death

25,905 of Utah's COVID-19 cases are considered recovered. UDOH counts a person as recovered if he or she survived three weeks after a positive COVID-19 diagnosis date.